Handbook of Psychosocial Rehabilitation [NOOK Book]

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The Handbook of Psychosocial Rehabilitation is designed as a clinical handbook for practitioners in the field of mental health. It recognises the wide-ranging impact of mental illness and its ramifications on daily life. The book promotes a recovery model of psychosocial rehabilitation and aims to empower clinicians to engage their clients in tailored rehabilitation plans. The authors distil relevant evidence from the literature, but the focus is on the clinical setting. Coverage includes the service environment,...

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Handbook of Psychosocial Rehabilitation

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Overview

The Handbook of Psychosocial Rehabilitation is designed as a clinical handbook for practitioners in the field of mental health. It recognises the wide-ranging impact of mental illness and its ramifications on daily life. The book promotes a recovery model of psychosocial rehabilitation and aims to empower clinicians to engage their clients in tailored rehabilitation plans. The authors distil relevant evidence from the literature, but the focus is on the clinical setting. Coverage includes the service environment, assessment, maintaining recovery-focussed therapeutic relationships, the role of pharmacotherapy, intensive case management and vocational rehabilitation.

The Handbook of Psychosocial Rehabilitation: Offers detailed case studies, including a continuous case study spanning across chapters, Provides tips for evidence-based clinical practice, Summarises key evidence from the mental health literature, Explores values and standards in contemporary practice, Reflects multi-disciplinary and international perspectives, Appeals to a wide readership, including psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, mental health nurses, occupational therapists and social workers.

About the Author:
Robert King leads a multi-disciplinary Graduate Mental Health programme

About the Author:
Chris Lloyd is Senior Lecturer for the Division of Occupational Therapy, both at the University of Queensland, Australia

About the Author:
Tom Meehan is also affiliated with the University of Queensland and heads a Research Unit at The Park, Centre for Mental Health in Brisbane

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Editorial Reviews

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"[P]ractical, clearly written, cleanly organised and obviously intended as a practitioner's guide and source book...chapters can be read independently or sequentially redeployed to suit the reader's predilections." Mental Health Practice“[A] valuable aspect of this book lies in its conceptualization of clients with severe mental illness … an excellent clinical guide to psychosocial rehabilitation.”
PsycCritiques

"I recommend buying this book to anyone who is interested in a recovery approach to psychosocial rehabilitation." British Journal of Occupational Therapy

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118702536
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/20/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 232
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Robert King leads a multidisciplinary Graduate Mental Health programme and Chris Lloyd is Senior Lecturer for the Division of Occupational Therapy, both at the University of Queensland, Australia. Tom Meehan is also affiliated with the University of Queensland and heads a Research Unit at The Park, Centre for Mental Health in Brisbane.

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Table of Contents

List of contributors     iv
Key concepts and definitions     1
Major mental illness and its impact     12
Lived experience perspectives     28
The framework for psychosocial rehabilitation: bringing it into focus     43
Building and maintaining a recovery focused therapeutic relationship     57
Individual assessment and the development of a collaborative rehabilitation plan     71
Integrating psychosocial rehabilitation and pharmacotherapy     87
Family psychoeducation     102
Intensive case management in psychosocial rehabilitation     115
Community participation     129
Vocational rehabilitation     143
Mental illness and substance misuse     159
Early intervention, relapse prevention and promotion of healthy lifestyles     177
Service evaluation     194
The wellbeing and professional development of the psychosocial rehabilitation practitioner     210
Index     225

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